NFL Player Recognition: The Sun God shines in the Lone Star state

Five weeks after hosting their traditional Thanksgiving game, the Cowboys and Lions are scheduled to meet Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. Detroit won its first division title in 1993 when three quarterbacks won it: Rodney Peet, Eric Kramer and Andre Ware. Jared Goff is 11-4 this season, and as he prepares to face Dak Prescott, his favorite receiver has our back.Bet: Lions host Amon-Ra St. 6½ receptions by Brown (FanDuel).St. The Browns, a fourth-round pick in the 2021 draft, have become one of the league’s elite teams.

The USC product easily blew away the 16 previously selected wideouts and passed all but the Bengals’ Ja’Marr Chase. So far this season, St. Brown’s exactly matched his 2022 totals in targets (146) and receptions (106). Despite playing in two fewer games, going 14-16, he set new career highs in receiving yards and touchdowns. He averaged 7.6 catches per game, more than Dallas teammate CD Lamb (7.3).

The Cowboys play man coverage at the highest rate in the league, which has led to high turnover rates for opposing No. 1 receivers. Both A.J. Brown and the Dolphins’ Tyreek Hill have nine catches against Eagles defenses in recent weeks.St. Brown considers himself equal to both these men and the Lamb, and continues to prove the doubters wrong.

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